CES 2018: Sony Launches Xperia XA 2, XA 2 Ultra and Xperia L2

Japanese electronics giant Sony has announced three new mid-range Sony Xperia smartphones at CES 2018, currently being held in Las Vegas, USA. The devices are dubbed as the Sony Xperia XA 2, Sony Xperia XA 2 Ultra and Sony Xperia L2 respectively.

While the design of the devices remains unchanged from their predecessors, there are a number of new features that have been added. The rear camera unit which used to feature near the top left corner has been moved to the center-top position. A new fingerprint sensor has been installed on the rear panel.

Sony has discarded the MediaTek processor for the Xperia XA 2 series and has instead opted for the more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset. While the XA 2 features a 5.2-inch full HD display screen, the XA 2 Ultra comes with a 6-inch full HD display.

The Xperia XA 2 is backed by 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory, with external micro SD card support for further expansion of its storage space. The Xperia XA 2 Ultra, on the other hand, comes with 4GB RAM and two variants having 32GB and 64GB internal storage space respectively. The storage space may be further expanded by micro SD card.

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Sony Launches Xperia XA 2, XA 2 Ultra and Xperia L2 at CES 2018 [Image Source]

Talking about the camera units, both the devices feature a 23MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, hybrid autofocus and also offer support for 4K video recording and 120fps slow-motion shooting. On the front, the Xperia XA 2 features an 8MP ultra-wide fixed focus selfie camera. The Xperia XA 2 Ultra features a dual camera setup of 16MP and 8MP with autofocus, optical image stabilization and 16:9 aspect ratio.

Both devices run the Android Oreo 8.0, out of the box. While the XA 2 is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery, the XA 2 Ultra comes with a 3,580 mAh battery. Both the phones support the quick charging feature.

Along with Sony‘s XA 2 and XA 2 Ultra, the company has also announced a new entry-level phone, the L2. It features 5.5-inch FHD display. Powered by 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor, the device is backed by 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It has a front camera of 8MP and 13MP sensors. It is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1 Nougat.

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